Agent Name

Magnesium sulfide

CAS Number

12032-36-9

Formula

Mg-S

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Magnesium sulphide; [ChemIDplus] UN2813

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White powder with an odor like rotten eggs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Reacts with water producing toxic and extremely flammable gas; An irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Potassium sulfide." See "Magnesium" and "Hydrogen sulfide."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Water-reactive solid, n.o.s."

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